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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight

March 04, 2013 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CFO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CFOs is illustrated in the chart below:



Crown Media Holdings Inc. (CRWN): Executive Vice President and CFO Andrew Rooke Bought 25,000 Shares

Executive Vice President and CFO of Crown Media Holdings Inc. (CRWN) Andrew Rooke bought 25,000 shares on 03/01/2013 at an average price of $1.93.

Crown Media Holdings was incorporated in the State of Delaware in December 1999. Crown Media Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $694.175 million; its shares were traded at around $1.93 with a P/E ratio of 6.435 and P/S ratio of 1.9841.

Feb. 22, 2013, Crown Media Holdings Inc. (CRWN) today reported its operating results for the three months and year ended Dec. 31, 2012. For the fourth quarter of 2012 Crown Media reported revenue of $102.3 million, a 3% increase from $99.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Advertising revenue increased 2% to $83.1 million from $81.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 due to Hallmark Movie Channel audience growth. Subscriber fee revenue increased 7% to $19.1 million from $17.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 due to contractual rate increases. Crown Media reported revenue of $349.9 million for 2012, an 8% increase from $323.4 million for 2011. Advertising revenue increased 8% to$271.2 million during 2012 from $251.3 million during 2011. Subscriber fee revenue increased 9% to $78.0 million, from $71.7 million in the prior year.

Executive Vice President and CFO Andrew Rooke bought 25,000 shares of CRWN stock on 03/01/2013 at the average price of $1.93. Andrew Rooke owns at least 62,700 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0% since.

Swift Energy Company (SFY): Executive Vice President and CFO Alton D. Heckaman Jr. Bought 10,000 Shares

Executive Vice President and CFO of Swift Energy Company (SFY) Alton D. Heckaman Jr. bought 10,000 shares on 02/26/2013 at an average price of $13.1.

Swift Energy Company was founded in 1979. The company is engaged in developing, exploring, acquiring, and operating oil and natural gas properties, with a focus on oil and natural gas reserves in Texas as well as onshore and in the inland waters of Louisiana. Swift Energy Company has a market cap of $593.432 million; its shares were traded at around $13.8 with a P/E ratio of 28.7356 and P/S ratio of 1.063.

On Feb. 21, 2013, Swift Energy Company announced earnings from continuing operations of $11.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2012, or $0.26 per diluted share, a 46% decrease when compared to fourth quarter 2011 earnings from continuing operations of $20.7 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, and an increase of 259% when compared to earnings of $3.1 million in the third quarter of 2012. Adjusted cash flow (cash flow before working capital changes, a non-GAAP measure) for the fourth quarter of 2012 decreased 8% to $91.4 million, or $2.13 per diluted share, compared to $99.4 million, or $2.33 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter 2011, and increased 28% when compared to adjusted cash flow of $71.2 million, or $1.66 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2012.

Director Douglas J. Lanier bought 2,500 shares of SFY stock on 11/06/2012 at the average price of $15.84. Douglas J. Lanier owns at least 39,180 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 12.88% since.

For the complete list of stocks that were bought by their CFOs, go to: Insider Buys.



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